Nonprofit Growth Strategies
Grant Writing 101
Denzel Evans-Bell is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, Grant Writer, and nonprofit team trainer who has 10+ years of experience working with - and for - nonprofits. As a former research and data analyst for several national nonprofit advocacy organizations, Denzel brings a unique and data-driven perspective to the fundraising process. He knows what works, what doesn't, and why.
About this workshop
There's more to grant writing than just "writing." A lot more. This 2 hour workshop covers the basics of foundation grant research and grant writing. You'll learn how to find your best prospects and write your own grant proposals.
This workshop combines lecture, group discussion, and hands-on activities to reinforce course material.
The focus of this workshop is foundation grants.
(State and federal grants are not part of this program.)
Nonprofit Staff, Board Members, and Volunteers
Beginners and Intermediate learners
Virtual, (in-person workshops available upon request)
You can expect to learn strategies for mastering the following:
How grants fit in the "big picture" of nonprofit funding
How to find and qualify your best grant prospects
An overview of 2 popular research databases and one (free!) research tool
5 questions you must answer in every grant proposal
20 easy and effective ways to improve your writing
10 reasons why you might not apply for a grant
This workshop includes the popular "Ask Me Anything" segment, based on Laura's experience as a grant maker and a grant seeker.